The Mercer University baseball program started in 1871 and Charlie Harris was their first player to make it to the Major League level.
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Brad Hogg's First Major League Start
(Source=New York Times)
The quote at the top of the page, which is about Mercer grad Brad Hogg, is taken from an article (Spitting on Diamonds) that appears exclusively on Baseball Almanac. The New York Times boxscore pictured above this fast fact is from Brad Hogg's first Major League start on September 1, 1911.